Roundabout Definition

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roundabouts
adjective
Not straight or straightforward; indirect; circuitous.
Roundabout answers.
Webster's New World
Characterized by indirectness, evasiveness, or vagueness.
A roundabout claim that avoided the issues being discussed.
American Heritage
Encircling; enclosing; surrounding.
Webster's New World
noun
roundabouts
Something that is indirect or circuitous.
Webster's New World
A short, tight jacket or coat formerly worn by men and boys.
Webster's New World
A merry-go-round.
American Heritage
A traffic circle.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
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Singular:
roundabout
Plural:
roundabouts

Origin of Roundabout

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